Albert King, also known as the "Velvet Bulldozer," was an American blues guitarist and singer born on April 25, 1923. Today, we celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday. King was known for his powerful voice and unique guitar playing style, which heavily influenced many musicians. He was a member of the Blues Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

King's music career began in the 1950s and he released his first album, "The Big Blues," in 1962. He went on to release several successful albums throughout the 60s and 70s, including "Born Under a Bad Sign" and "I'll Play the Blues for You." King's music was known for its soulful sound and emotional lyrics, which resonated with audiences around the world.

King passed away in 1992 at the age of 69, but his legacy lives on. His influence can be heard in the music of many contemporary blues and rock artists. As we remember the "Velvet Bulldozer" on his 100th birthday, we honor his contributions to the world of music and his lasting impact on the genre of blues.

 let us remember the impact he had on the world of blues music and the countless lives he touched through his artistry. Let us continue to share his music with others and keep his memory alive for generations to come.